Haryana government has announced filling up of nearly 2400 vacancies in transport department. These vacancies will be created after the introduction of e-ticketing system and inclusion of 600 news buses to its fleet.
“The vacancies include 1500 posts of drivers and more than 900 posts of technical staff. The recruitment process will begin soon,” Transport Minister,Krishan Lal Panwar said.
Krishan Lal Panwar said that the state government has also regularised the services of 8,200 drivers and conductors who now would get the benefit of New Pension Scheme . More than 250 conductors have been promoted as Inspectors and the process was underway to promote the remaining conductors.He said that benefit of family pension has also been extended to widows of those employees who died during 2003-05.
“A committee has been constituted to remove the anomalies in salaries of technical staff and the process was underway to provide Leave Travel Concession (LTC) to employees,” Krishan lal Panwar added.
Panwar said that the department has developed a residential colony in Gurugram to meet the residential requirement of the employees. More such colonies would be established on the basis of availability of land.
The Minister directed the officers concerned present in the meeting to prepare a list of such employees whose promotion was pending. He assured the representatives of various unions that all their genuine demands would be considered sympathetically.
Haryana Government has decided to treat the drivers and conductors recruited on contract basis on or after January 1, 2003, as regular from their initial dates of joining.
He said that the benefits of ACP, pay fixation and monthly financial assistance would be given notionally to the drivers and conductors up to July 31, 2016 and on actual basis with effect from August 1, 2016.
Those who joined the service up to December 31, 2005 would be governed under the Family Pension Rules, 1964 and those who joined the services on or after January 1, 2006 would be governed by the New Pension Scheme, 2006.